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    A Wang Hing & Co. Chinese Export Silver Reticulated Dragon Bread Tray, Hong Kong and Canton, China, circa 1900
    Marks: WH, 90, (character mark for Qiu Jl)
    1-1/2 inches high x 13 inches wide x 9 inches deep (3.8 x 33.0 x 22.9 cm)
    16.32 troy ounces

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. HAROLD EKLUND, DES MOINES, IOWA

    The bread tray with repoussé reticulation throughout, scrolled handles, incredibly detailed depictions to reticulation of dragons, chrysanthemums, and bamboo stalks, central engraved cartouche PRESENTED TO HON. J.H. FESLER BY A FEW AMOY FRIENDS 1905, on cast scrolled feet.

    Notes: J.H. Fesler served as the U.S. Consul in Amoy during the early 20th century. Xiamen, also historically known as Amoy, is a major city on the southeast coast of the People's Republic of China.


    Condition Report*: Scratches to engraving, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age and use.
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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    12th Thursday
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